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Our Genealogy Helper for Saint Sebastien ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Saint Sebastien (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Saint Sebastien. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Name Variations for Saint Sebastien ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name. Sometimes the post office had a slightly different name than the community and while one document might refer to the community name, the next might use the post office name.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give a you a feel for the variations that might have occurred with Saint Sebastien.

  • Typical abbreviation for Saint Sebastien: St. Sebastien

Newspapers Published in Saint Sebastien ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 4 newspapers that have been published in the area around Saint Sebastien.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Saint Sebastien, there are papers which were published within 15 miles [24.1 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Saint Sebastien.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Saint Sebastien:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from New York
    • Stories from Quebec
    • Stories from Vermont

Cemeteries Near Saint Sebastien ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Saint Sebastien.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Saint Sebastien covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Clarenceville Untied Church Cemetery
  • Philipsburg Protestant Cemetery
  • Stone Cemetery
  • Deal Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Deal Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Deal Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Saint Sebastien.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Deal Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deal Cemetery
  • Greenwood Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Greenwood Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Greenwood Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Saint Sebastien.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Greenwood Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood Cemetery
  • Carman Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Carman Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Carman Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Saint Sebastien.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Carman Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carman Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Sternes Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sternes Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Sternes Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Saint Sebastien.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sternes Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sternes Cemetery
    • J G Saxes Monument
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the J G Saxes Monument have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • J G Saxes Monument lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Saint Sebastien.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the J G Saxes Monument
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on J G Saxes Monument
    • Brewer Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Brewer Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Brewer Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Saint Sebastien.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Brewer Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brewer Cemetery
    • Burtonville Cemetery
    • Reynolds Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Reynolds Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Reynolds Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Saint Sebastien.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Reynolds Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reynolds Cemetery
    • North End Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the North End Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • North End Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Saint Sebastien.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the North End Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North End Cemetery
    • Platt Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Platt Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Platt Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Saint Sebastien.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Platt Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Platt Cemetery
    • Stimet Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Stimet Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Stimet Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Saint Sebastien.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Stimet Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stimet Cemetery
    • Sherwood Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sherwood Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Sherwood Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Saint Sebastien.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sherwood Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherwood Cemetery

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Saint Sebastien. See our List of 1890's Communities around Saint Sebastien.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Saint Sebastien. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Quebec: https://www.quebec.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Saint Sebastien) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Saint Sebastien. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint Sebastien

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Sebastien. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.1513, Longitude: -73.1311    
<2>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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